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Niñez que Cuenta: La cara invisibilizada de las políticas de drogas y el encarcelamiento

Es así, que las voces de 70 NNAPES de entre 7 y 17 años de ocho países de la región -Brasil, Panamá, México, Costa Rica, Uruguay, Chile, Colombia y República Dominicana- han sido el principal insumo y la base sobre la que se produjo Niñez que Cuenta. El impacto de las políticas de drogas sobre niños, niñas y adolescentes con madres y padres encarcelados en América Latina y el Caribe, el estudio regional producido por Church World Service (Oficina Regional para América Latina y el Caribe) con la colaboración de Gurises Unidos (Uruguay).

Corina Giacomello and Luciano Cadoni 24th September 2019

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Childhood that matters: The invisible face of drug policy and incarceration

This external expert blog details the findings of a new report, Childhood that matters: The impact of drug policy on children of incarcerated parents in Latin American and the Caribbean, a report led by Church World Service (Buenos Aires Regional Office) and Gurises Unidos (Uruguay). It is available in English and Spanish.

Corina Giacomello and Luciano Cadoni 24th September 2019

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Elderly life-sentenced prisoners: a forgotten and ‘invisible’ group

In this blog, PRI's Vicki Prais, looks at the challenges faced by elderly people in prison, sentenced to life imprisonment. Vicki notes that the ‘greying’ of the prison population has seen an upward trend and warrants attention as it is a group that will certainly grow given the rise in life sentences handed down globally.

Vicki Prais 23rd August 2019